Wed.Apr 07, 2021

Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has become a direct shareholder in EODev ( Energy Observer Developments ). EODev—along with its partners—is positioning itself as a leading European designer, assembler and distributor zero-emission energy systems on an industrial scale.

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Mass-market VW EVs will have bidirectional charging starting in 2022

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Volkswagen electric cars based on the automaker's MEB platform may get bidirectional charging starting in 2022, according to a report from German business publication Handelsblatt.

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KIST team develop high-efficiency and stable catalyst for extraction of hydrogen from ammonia

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Ammonia has recently emerged as a liquid storage and transport medium that has shown promising stability for long-distance hydrogen transport. At 108 kg H 2 /m 3 , liquefied ammonia (NH 3 ) can store 50% more hydrogen than liquid hydrogen.

Report: Battery swapping might still boom, for taxis or ride-hailing

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Despite numerous challenges, EV battery swapping may still have a future, albeit with taxis and ride-hailing services rather than private passenger cars, according to a pair of recent reports from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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Shell invests in LanzaJet; AtJ sustainable aviation fuel

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Here’s what the Hummer EV tells us about the Chevy Silverado EV

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It’s a pretty safe bet that the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado that was confirmed on Tuesday—due by the middle of 2023, with a range of more than 400 miles—will look like a Silverado.

Global OEM selects Eaton’s power distribution technology for new electric commercial vehicle platform

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Power management company Eaton announced its eMobility business secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new battery electric (BEV) light-duty commercial vehicle—a rapidly growing segment for BEVs.

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Romeo Power to supply battery packs, modules and BMS to PACCAR for Peterbilt 579 and 520 electric trucks

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Romeo Power, Inc. announced a long-term supply agreement with PACCAR, the manufacturer of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates, to provide battery packs, modules and battery management systems (BMS) for PACCAR’s battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

UPS is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft


UPS announced that it is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft from Beta Technologies to update its delivery network. more… The post UPS is buying up to 150 electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

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Palermo school buses go electric with funding and 50% lower electricity rate from AMPLY Power

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Adding another school district fleet electrification program to its growing list of customers, AMPLY Power has been selected to manage the charging of electric school buses for the Palermo Union Elementary School District in Northern California.

Segway unveils futuristic Apex H2 hybrid hydrogen electric motorcycle


Who said Segways aren’t cool? Not the dude riding a hybrid hydrogen and electric-powered Segway Apex H2 motorcycle, that’s for sure. more… The post Segway unveils futuristic Apex H2 hybrid hydrogen electric motorcycle appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

BloombergNEF forecasts green hydrogen should be cheaper than natural gas by 2050 in some markets; falling costs of solar PV key

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In a new piece of research, BloombergNEF (BNEF) finds that the levelized cost of hydrogen (LCOH 2 ) made from renewable electricity is set to fall faster than it previously estimated. BNEF now forecasts that green hydrogen from renewables should be cheaper than natural gas (on an energy-equivalent basis) by 2050 in 15 of the 28 markets modeled, assuming scale-up continues. These countries accounted for one-third of global GDP in 2019.

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Tesla delays deliveries of new Model S and Model X electric vehicles


Tesla buyers who ordered the new, recently refreshed Model S and Model X models are seeing their deliveries being pushed back as the automaker is experiencing delays in bringing the vehicles to production.

SAE International releases updates for two major EV charging documents

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SAE International announced revisions to SAE J3072 Standard: Interconnection Requirements for Onboard, Utility-Interactive Inverter Systems and SAE J2847/3 Recommended Practice: Communication for Plug-in Vehicles as a Distributed Energy Source. The updated electrical vehicle charging documents will play a major role in advancing automotive requirements for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) projects. SAE J3072 Standard.

Chevy Silverado EV and Hummer EV, VW V2X, future for battery swapping: Today’s Car News

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VW could soon be enabling bidirectional charging technology in its EVs, allowing a scaled-up future for the tech. Does battery swapping still have a future in ride-swapping or taxi use? And to see how GM will build a Silverado EV, we need only look at some of the key decisions in the GMC Hummer EV.

EIA expects US motor fuel consumption to increase this summer, but remain below 2019 levels

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts an increase in demand for petroleum products during the 2021 summer driving season as the impacts of COVID-19 diminish in the United States. EIA’s annual Summer Fuels Outlook, released today with EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), expects a 15% increase in US highway travel this summer but still less highway travel than in the summer of 2019.

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Honda patents Grom-style electric minibike, could it be the perfect urban commuter?


Honda has just patented a new electric motorcycle that seems to take a page out of the popular Honda Grom’s playbook. more… The post Honda patents Grom-style electric minibike, could it be the perfect urban commuter? appeared first on Electrek. Electrek

GM to build electric Silverado pickup at Factory ZERO

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Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan ( earlier post ). The recently revealed GMC HUMMER EV SUV ( earlier post ) will also be built at Factory ZERO. The vehicles coming from Factory ZERO will change the world, and how the world views electric vehicles.

Norway’s gas car sales are crashing to a crawl and rest of the world will follow faster than you’d think


Norway’s internal combustion engine car sales (petrol and diesel) are crashing to now just a handful per month, and the rest of the world will follow faster than you might think.

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Loop Energy and BayoTech in joint market development agreement to accelerate deployment of hydrogen vehicles and fueling infrastructure

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With the shared goal of accelerating the transition to cost-effective, zero-emissions commercial vehicle and power generator technologies, Loop Energy and BayoTech announced a joint market development agreement for the deployment of hydrogen vehicles and hydrogen fueling infrastructure. .

Tesla refunds duplicate charges and offers $200 credit to its online store


Tesla gave customers who were charged twice for their car purchase a refund and offered them a $200 credit to the company’s online store as well. Six Tesla customers charged twice for their purchase said they received refunds about a week after their initial complaint as per CNBC.

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EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas wind power topped 10.4 million MWh in March – 2 million MWh above its previous high. The UK’s power grid emissions fell to a record low on Monday.

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Tesla registrations skyrocket in Germany even though Giga Berlin hasn’t built a car yet


Tesla all-electric vehicles showed tremendous growth in terms of registrations in Germany, skyrocketing over 83% in Q1 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. Tesla continues to show exceptional expansion in Germany, despite its production facility within the country not building any vehicles yet.

Electric Vehicle Spotlight (EVS): Electric Last Mile Solutions


Today Electrek turns its spotlight to the up-and-coming EV company, Electric Last Mile (ELMS), which is targeting one of the hottest EV markets: commercial fleets.

Volkswagen ID.4 gets first impressions from Tesla teardown expert Sandy Munro


The Volkswagen ID.4 is about to be analyzed by a man who has made a career out of tearing down and studying every little detail of vehicles from the world’s largest automakers.

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Electric Scooters in India 2021

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Electric Scooters in India 2021. In this list of electric scooters, we will let you know about the 10 electric scooters which aren’t on our previous list. Most of these scooters require a driver’s license and registration in order to ride them.

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A Tesla Model 3 invasion is starting in the US’ second-hand auto segment


While the Tesla Model 3 has been asserting its dominance in the United States’ electric vehicle industry, the all-electric sedan is also starting an invasion in another key market–the country’s second-hand electric car segment. . Last fall, the Tesla Model 3 made up only 3.5%

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Tesla plans to manufacture 5 electric trucks per week

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Tesla plans to manufacture 5 electric trucks per week. Tesla is planning to build a new Tesla Semi truck production line at a new building near its Gigafactory Nevada plant. It plans to produce 5 electric trucks per week.

SpaceX’s Starlink terminal production costs have dropped over 50%, reveals president


During the recently-held Satellite 2021 “LEO Digital Forum” virtual panel, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell revealed that the Starlink terminal’s production costs have dropped by over 50% from its initial manufacturing prices.

Green Hydrogen Will Be Cheaper Than Blue Hydrogen By 2050, Says BNEF


Thank solar power for making that possible

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Tesla rolls out clever prefab Supercharger model for faster installations


One of the best things about Tesla is that it never stays still. Even if something is already working, and even if the company is already enjoying a wide lead against its competitors, Tesla still tends to improve its operations.

EQC vs I-pace SUV

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EQC vs I-pace SUV. Even though many parts of the world are waiting for Tesla cars, the existing car brands are not giving up. All the existing car manufacturers are adapting to the advanced tech of electric vehicle development.

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Tesla Making Pre-Fabricated Superchargers To Speed Up Install


Tesla is building entire Supercharger setups on concrete slabs for ease of installation

How to protect your electric vehicle in summer season

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How to protect your electric vehicle in summer season. Summer season is all around and we are looking always to drink something cool and fruit juices, cold drinks etc., are to our rescues. While sipping your cold drink some of you might be thinking for sure about their electric vehicles.

SpaceX gears up for tenth Falcon 9 launch in three months [webcast]


SpaceX is scheduled to attempt its tenth orbital launch of 2021 – also Falcon 9’s two-dozenth dedicated Starlink mission – as early as 12:34 pm EDT (UTC-4) on Wednesday, April 7th.

NIO Celebrates Production Of 100,000th Electric Car


The average price exceeded RMB 428,000 (over $65,400

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More power, less pollution

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The utilities industry sees a significant drop in carbon emissions. Steve Noctor of It’s Electric posts about the long-term trends of renewable and cleaner burning sources of energy and how they are responsible for the increasingly cleaner U.S. utilities industry. Electric Vehicles Current Events